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Introduction to Electrodynamics [Hardcover]

David J. Griffiths
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13 Mar 1989 0134813677 978-0134813677 2nd Revised edition
The first edition of this textbook (1981) is cited in BCL3. The second includes: introduction to the Dirac Delta Function, the Helmholtz Theorem, and a brief treatment of waveguides. New problems have been added. No bibliography. Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or.

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  • Hardcover: 922 pages
  • Publisher: Prentice-Hall; 2nd Revised edition edition (13 Mar 1989)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0134813677
  • ISBN-13: 978-0134813677
  • Product Dimensions: 23.4 x 17.3 x 3 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 1,171,822 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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5.0 out of 5 stars Requirement for Electrical Engineering Students 13 May 2014
By Gavin
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this book is the bible for the fundamentals of electrical engineering, its heavily mathematical but with complimentary description and explanation, it makes a very difficult field much easier to grasp
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Odd writing style. It's like the author is sat next to you explaining the topics to you. Covers a good range of topics though and good to reasonable explanations.
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4.0 out of 5 stars An excellent serious first course 27 Sep 1996
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This book is clearly designed for junior/senior level
undergraduates in physics. It combines a nice mixture of
fundamental and challenging problem sets, while providing
a solid understanding of the concepts of electrodynamics.
This is not another dry physics text, however, and Griffiths
has managed to incorporate a great deal of subtle humor into
his book. Believe me, it will make those long nights of
studying far more entertaining, and fulfilling then other
texts of similar level.
5 of 6 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Best Intro EM book Around 2 Jan 1998
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I still refer to this book six years after having the class. This book makes the soph/junior level EM class accessable to the typical physics student. Griffiths is more concerned that the reader gains an accurate physical understanding and intuition than he is about the student's ability to muddle through annoying Diff-Eq. Not to say that there is no mathematical framework here (the first chapter is on Vector Analysis and Diff-Eq), but his goal is assist the reader in understanding of EM conceptually. He leaves the hard rigor for EM II.
5 of 6 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A Masterpiece 20 Jan 1999
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What can I say, Griffiths is a genious. He presents difficult ideas clearly and energetically. You can sit back on a Sunday afternoon and read about Wave Guides as if you were reading an essay by Twain or even a novel by Hemingway.
4 of 5 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Best physics book I've seen 1 Mar 1999
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If only Jackson were written this well. Griffiths has a good recipe: a small digestible chunk of physics, an example or 2, and some problems to work. His exposition is the clearest I've ever seen. This is the best physics text I have. I wish he'd write a graduate level text so I could toss Jackson out the window. I also wish he'd write a thermo book.. and a dynamics book, and ... Griffiths remains my favorite physics author. The only flaw in the text is the lack of any answers to the problems.
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5.0 out of 5 stars A Classic! 5 Feb 2000
By John Renze - Published on
If you could call a physics textbook a classic, this would be it. This is the best textbook on any subject I have worked with. Griffiths has found the perfect balance between verbal explanation and mathematical rigor to gain maximum understanding while remaining readable. His writing style is also engaging and friendly without sounding patronizing.
The book provides a good overview of the subject of electrodynamics and also serves as a useful reference for those of us who did not continue with graduate physics. I have refered to this book over and over in my other science courses when I wanted to find out what was "really" going on.
I agree with the author that an answer key is not appropriate. That is only useful for calculations where knowing the answer and knowing the solution are two different things. The problems in this book are not of that type.
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